Fitness

Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf – Single Dad, Parents Article

If you have been following me for any stretch of time at all, you would know I’ve been delaying something. Don’t get me wrong. I’m excited to start a new series based upon a commentary I put up on Quora. And if you know me, you know I love to talk about the movies. I have decided opinions about all of those classic films. And sometimes I feel like I need to vent, a la the post about being Alone…

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Intermittent Fasting Week Thirteen: Woolly Mammoth Blues – Single Dad, Parents Article

Another week, another dollar.  Or maybe another dollar.  With all the craziness going on out there, it’s never certain what’s going to happen around the corner.  Which is why it’s nice to know that I have been able to tuck some money aside in case of a rainy day.  Of course, I have the money set aside for my daughter and me to make a trip to Walt Disney World.  And I suppose I can go back to planning such…

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A Call To Arms | – Single Dad, Parents Article

“When in the course of human events . . . “  Oh wait.  I think I was in another frame of mind.  Let me start over again.  “I see a whole army of my countrymen here in defiance of tyranny. You have come to fight as free men, and free men you are.”  Um…. nope.   Still not there. “The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.…

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Intermittent Fasting Week Eleven: A Time Of Reflection – Single Dad, Parents Article

And the weeks roll on.  On and on.  On and on.  Ok, maybe they do seem to drag in the days of day land.  But this past week has honestly been exceptional.  It’s been such a crazy time out here with everything COVID-19 related, I felt like I needed a mental break from everything.  It means I stepped aside from writing, working, or anything particularly productive.  I think I would have called it a mental health break.  As much as…

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The Year Of Living Dangerously – Single Dad, Parents Article

Welcome back to another in the long list of crazy topics we have been covering over the past month and a half.  Ok, maybe not quite so crazy.  It just feels crazy when every day feels like every other day out here.  There’s no difference from one day to the next.  And every day I stare out into the skies and watch the clouds roll by.  Not because I want to.  Just because I don’t have any other choice.  So…

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Intermittent Fasting Week Eight: Finding A New Normal – Single Dad, Parents Article

Welcome back to another week of my crazy diet journey, where I bounce up and down and drive myself absolutely crazy.  And then I think about checking myself into a loony bin until I realize it might violate social distancing guidelines.  Ok, maybe not really.  But it has been quite the past couple of weeks searching to desperately find a new normal.  And I think I found it.  Maybe.  So without further ado, we hit Intermittent Fasting Week Eight: A…

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Blood Pressure Check? – Home Gym Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on April 9, 2020 Do you check your blood pressure? Know what your reading should be? Generally speaking, there is a gray area between normal (under 120/80 mm Hg) and high (over 139/89 mm Hg). We need to be careful since this range has been linked to increased stroke risk. They label this prehypertensive. It is an area of concern for younger people now. Here are some tips to help reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure.…

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Like new – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

Two daily visitors waiting patiently for breakfast. I must clean the gutters…. After yesterday’s unplanned washing of my mobile, I found myself outside in the cold early morning air. Doing a great workout supplied by a very kind friend and listening to music on my super clean phone. Crystal clear sound. In fact it’s never sounded so good. Maybe I should try my body out in a quick machine wash cycle. If only I could fit the car in our…

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Knowing Your Probiotics and Prebiotics – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on April 2, 2020 Have you heard people talking about Gut Health? Gut health is a real thing that can become imbalanced, which could be because you lack good bacteria or have an overgrowth of bad bacteria. Side effects, such as gas, constipation, diarrhea, and bloating happen. Balancing out your gut bacteria does start with probiotics and prebiotics. Probiotics are the good bacteria, while prebiotics is the good bacteria promoters. They work in collaboration with each other, so…

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Summer Shoulders – Home Gym Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on March 19, 2020 As we work on toning up our bodies and create the ideal image we want, sometimes we forget about our shoulders. We focus so much on having abs appear or producing perfect legs instead of realizing that the shoulders are a significant area of the body to show off, especially for the summer. Here are some moves without weights to help you get those fantastic shoulders: Push-UpsYes, push-ups! They work the shoulders, arms, chest,…

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